I bought this network card, ASUS PCE-N15, and on the box it says "Supports Linux".

My experience with ASUS stuff thus far was that they work alright but require proprietary drivers, so I was curious what this support entailed, exactly.

During installation of Debian, it said that my network card requires proprietary drivers, so that's a flop. But I figured "If it supports Linux, maybe the included CD has drivers on it for Debian to use." I mean, it only makes sense, right?

Going to ASUS' website, you can download Linux drivers from there, and for some reason they are completely different files and even the readme is differrent. No quick script here, though, you've got to build it yourself.

"Supports Linux" my ass.

But then, after some time, Debian decided out of the blue, without any drivers, to just pick it up, and it's been working fine since...? Like, what?

@cirno maybe those drivers got included on the Linux kernel?

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